Top 7 Winter Superfoods To Boost Your Kids Immunity


Winters are here and so it’s the best time to serve the best of foods to your little one to keep him/her warm & healthy throughout the season.

One of the major concerns for every mother is the immunity issues for their kids. Mothers often try to give the best foods to strengthen their kid’s immunity, especially during the winter season.

It is vital to balance the immunity by trying various natural foods that serve multiple purposes and boost the immunity of children.

When the temperature begins to drop, wearing several layers, warm jackets & sleeping in cozy comforters won’t be enough for kids. A child may feel uncomfortable in excessive layers of clothing and it becomes difficult to control them in one place. Eating healthy warm winter foods can help keep your kids, to be warm & disease-free.


Here are super 7 foods to add up to a child’s diet.s

 

1. Jaggery

Jaggery adds a different flavor to the sweet dish when added and is one of the best remedies for cough, cold, or lung infection. Mixing up ginger or saunf when added to jaggery has lots of health benefits for children. Jaggery is not just the better option for sweetness the sugar but also keeps the body warm during the winter season. Serve jaggery laddo or any sweet dish made with jaggery.

2. Soups

A hot bowl of soup on a cold winter day can give a rush of warmth to your body. Soups can keep your child warm during the winter season and keep their digestive system perfect. Include soups like mushroom, broccoli, spinach, celery, broccoli, beans, and beetroot in your child’s diet

3. Eggs

It is said that an egg a day keeps the doctor away.

Eating eggs accomplish nutrient and protein requirements and also constitutes a healthy diet during winters. There are quite a few recipes that have become popular amongst mothers, such as vegetable poached eggs, scrambled eggs, fried vegetable eggs with beetroot, broccoli, carrots,  bread omelet, etc.

4. Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes taste gets amplified when roasted on the pan. First of all boil in water then peel off the skin and then serve hot with some chaat masala or with a thin layer of ghee or as halwa with jaggery.

 

5. Pancakes of Coarse cereals (Jowar, ragi, bajra, Makka)

The Rotis / pancakes of cereals like ragi, jowar, Makka & bajra are healthy foods to try in winters. You can serve it to your child with curd, ghee, jaggery, dhal, or saag. If a child is not interested to eat roti of these cereals then serve chapatti pizza, replacing it with this nutritious base.

 

6. Citrus Fruits like Amla | Oranges | Kiwi | Kino

These citrus fruits are a rich source of Vitamin C which are extremely nutritious and can also be prepared as a candy or as stuffing. Citrus fruits help in enhancing immunity which is vital for treating common flu and also fighting Covid-19.

 

7. Nuts

Nuts are a good source of energy & warmth at the same time during winters. Give cashews, peanuts, almonds, pistachios & walnuts to your child to keep them healthy throughout the season. Kids love to eat nuts, so you can club it in their diet with delicious dishes to keep their metabolism just perfect.


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